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Mar 27, 2011 6:00pm EDT
s a political issue and that has a lot of people concerned. one in five women in america has been to planned parenthood. folks are seeing this as having nothing to do with the budget or the deficit, but really having to do with a political vendetta against women's health care. >> we are joined by two reporters who cover capitol hill. go ahead with your questions. >> i wanted to ask a two-part question. how can you describe funding for planned parenthood as only a political issue given the stress the budget deficit and debt are facing and it is federal funds going to planned parenthood? number two, how you justify, given the state of the recovery, though maybe in recovery, and the things lawmakers have to choose from how do you justified spending on planned parenthood? >> to very good questions. what is important to remember is what the house leadership did. they singled out planned parenthood simply saying we could no longer provide health care services under the federal programs. by singling out planned parenthood, they did not save a dime of the budget or deficit. these
CSPAN
Mar 27, 2011 10:00am EDT
planning provider in america. what we saw was that women's health care is being treated as a political issue and that has us concerned. many of the one in five women who have been to planned parenthood and folks are seeing this as having nothing to do with the budget or the deficit. it has to do with a political vendetta against women's health care. >> we are joined by two reporters. one is with roll call. go ahead with your question. >> hall -- what do you describe the funding askm of planned parenthood with the stress of the budget deficit and the federal funds that are going to planned parenthood? how you justify given the state of the economy which may be in recovery and the things that lawmakers have to choose from in terms of what we can afford in kent, how'd you justify spending on plant parroted? >> that is a great question. what is important to remember is what the house leadership did was that they singled out planned parenthood and said they could not provide health care services under the federal program. by singling out planned parenthood, they did not save a dime of the b
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2011 6:00pm EST
in the country. i have the second poorest district in america. most of the programs we are cutting are in that district and my people are having to sacrifice probably more than practically anyone else. but they are willing. i have talked to them and they realize the fiscal hole year- end. that is a crisis and they are willing to sacrifice their part. that is admirable. these people are patriotic. they are self sacrificing, they're willing to do their share and i am proud of them for that. >> i am wondering if you can go back and walk our viewers through -- the past the two-week extension to keep the government running. if the two sides to not come to an agreement, what will happen, at least on the house side? >> my goal and the goal of the republicans in the house is to not have a government shutdown. that is our overriding goal. we realize how important the government is to a lot of people and to the progress of the nation. we are determined not to have a shutdown. as long as the leaders are negotiating with the white house, trying to reach an agreement on the balance of the year,
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2011 10:00am EST
district in america. most all of the programs that we are cutting are in my district, and my people are having to sacrifice probably more unanimous practically anyone else. but you know what? they are willing. they know the fiscal hole we are in, and it is a crisis, and they are willing to sacrifice their part. that's admirable. these people are patriotic, they are self-sacrificing, and they are able to do their share. i'm proud of them for that. >> we probably have about 10 minutes left here. i'm wondering if you can go back and walk through viewers, what happens, do you walk through, if you pass the two-week extension, what will happen, at least on the house side if you do not come to an agreement? >> well, my goal, and i think the republicans' goal in the house is to not have a government shutdown. that's our overriding goal. we understand how important the government is to the congress and the nation. so we are determined not to have a shutdown. as long as the leaders are negotiating with the white house, trying to reach an agreement on the balance of the year on appropriations
CSPAN
Mar 20, 2011 6:00pm EDT
captioning institute] >> president obama continues his trip in latin america. tomorrow, he is in santiago, chilly. you can see his speech live tomorrow about 3:30 p.m. eastern. >> joining us on "newsmakers," the chair of the nuclear regulatory commission appointed by president obama. thank you so much for being with us. "the new york times", and steve powers, energy reporters. you will get a status report on japan tomorrow. what you think you learn? guest: we will have a meeting with the full commission on the nrc. we will have a brief discussion on what kind of impact radiation could have for the public, and then we will take a look at some things, kind of a plan for a plant for how we intend to go forward and what kinds of things we may need to look at for u.s. nuclear reactors. host: with the fukushima plant in particular, at two of the six reactors are under control. japanese officials have indicated that this facility will have to be shut down. guest: we are continuing to monitor the situation. we have a team of nrc experts and tokyo and are working with their counterparts to get inf
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